Majority of teachers not proficient in English


Lively discussion: Participants listening to speakers at the ‘English Proficiency: Does the Education System Support the Needs of the Workplace?’ forum organised at G Hotel, Penang.

GEORGE TOWN: It has been revealed that two-thirds of 70,000 English teachers in the country failed to reach a proficient English level.

Education Ministry deputy director-general Datuk Dr Khair Mohamad Yusof said it was one of the two major findings of a survey which required the teachers to sit for the Cambridge Placement Test.

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